Marijuana

Marijuana

Low Levels of Cannabinoid Receptor in New Psychosis Patients Suggest a Possible Drug Target
Since the 1980s scientists have known that the body contains numerous cellular receptors that interact with naturally generated molecules that... Read More
Researchers Explore How Adolescent Chronic Cannabis Use Could Affect Adult Memory
Does using marijuana as a teen pose a risk to the brain? The question has been asked and studied by... Read More
Study Suggests Cannabis Can Make Schizophrenia Medication Less Effective
New research in mice reveals how THC, the main psychoactive compound in cannabis, can reduce the effectiveness of risperidone, an... Read More
Genome-Wide Studies Aid Investigation of Dual Diagnosis of Schizophrenia and Substance Use Disorder
Several new genome-wide investigations of schizophrenia and substance-use disorders are helping researchers understand how these two conditions may be related,... Read More
Studying Psychotic Symptoms in Marijuana Smokers at High Psychosis Risk
A small pilot study published September 17, 2017 in Psychiatry Research finds that marijuana can cause a temporary increase in... Read More